Loretta Shively, 78, of Wheelersburg passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Community Hospice in Ashland. She was born June 4, 1942, in Scioto County a daughter of the late Paul D. Riley and Ada Kathryn (Lundy) Riley.
She attended Portsmouth West Schools, was the secretary for the former Dr. Keith Gaspich, worked at Alice Kay Fashions and Marting’s. She was a member of Waits Baptist Church where she volunteered in many church activities. She loved to read her Bible, helping others, and being around her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Loretta is survived by two daughters, Nenna Bayes and husband Bruce of Flatwoods, KY, Donna Dill and husband Mike of Kingwood, TX; two brothers, Doug Riley and wife Pat of Lucasville, Danny Riley and Barbie of West Portsmouth; grandchildren, Jennifer Bayes, Andrew (Ashley) Bayes, Josh (Sarah) Dill, and Joey Dill; great-grandchildren, Addison, Alianna and Aubriella Bayes, Brian and Rebekah Dill. She was also preceded in death by her husband Donald M. Shively whom she married on August 16, 1958, in Rushtown.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, March 20, 2021, at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in Wheelersburg with Reverend Kevin Pitt officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Burial Park. The visitation will be Saturday from 10 to 11 AM at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to The Cradle Ministry. Online condolences may be sent to DWSwickFuneralHome.com